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  • 20 July 2016

    Knowing where you are and staying there within a certain degree of accuracy is no longer just a luxury but a necessity in offshore installation and maintenance work. The ability to get men and equipment onto wind turbine installation as and when required during installation or during operation for maintenance is imperative for the economics of cost reduction. For […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    3D at Depth has expanded several global office locations and launched a new portfolio of services designed to support cohesive workflow efficiencies for offshore oil field design through decommissioning. The new line includes: terrestrial dimensional control to support subsea data collection workflows; subsea tooling design solutions; remote sensing, and real-time LiDAR data collection. These new […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    3D at Depth has announced the success of a new underwater survey technique that integrates photogrammetry with subsea laser LiDAR (SL) technology to create accurate, precise, reverse engineered 3D models. The technique was developed during an October 2018 expedition with the nonprofit Air/Sea Heritage Foundation to document the largely intact wreck of a rare and […]

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 5 May 2017

    “You can say we are very, very good at constructing pipes”, states Jan Bruggenthijs, CEO of steel manufacturer Sif Group based in the Netherlands. The company manufactures foundations for the offshore wind and oil and gas industries.

  • 23 January 2020

    YSA Design Chairman Trond Sigurdsen elaborates on making cruses greener.

  • 20 February 2012

    The dredging industry is gearing up to deliver the tools and know-how for winning minerals from the deep sea. The first deep sea mining projects are almost ready for operation. Equipment manufacturers work hard to provide machines that can work under the immense pressure in the deep waters. A glance into the technology needed and […]

  • 18 February 2012

    The latest delivery from IHC Merwede is the Breughel. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) was handed over to her owners DEME on 21 October 2011. The design is an evolution of the successful series including the Brabo and Breydel, which were delivered in 2007 and 2008. Nevertheless, the Breughel received significant upgrades for regulatory […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Shipyard Kooiman, based in Zwijndrecht, recently completed and handed over a new multi-purpose support vessel to HvS Dredging Support of Harlingen. Named Zwerver III, the vessel is a sister ship to Zwerver I, which was built at the facility previously owned by Van Buitendijk, but recently acquired by Kooiman Group as part of their expansion […]

  • 22 April 2012

    It is rare in this day and age when something new comes along. But a recent collaboration between a number of Dutch companies seems to have come up with just that. The companies, Shipkits, Vuyk Engineering Groningen, Alewijnse, Vacon and the shipping company Amasus, are all well-established names in the maritime industry. The project is […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Ingrid de Bondt, Deputy of Transport of the Dutch province of South Holland, had the honour of christening the Merwededam, a new ferry complementing the existing fleet of ferry public transport network Waterbus. The ceremony took place in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, on 28 September 2012. The Merwededam operates several ferry routes between Rotterdam and Dordrecht and the Drechtsteden. The 23 metre long passenger vessel […]

  • 22 March 2015

    In October 2013 Delta Logistics Ltd signed a contract with Shipyard De Hoop for the construction of a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV). Coming as a further development of the previous smaller De Hoop’s KISS designs, the blueprint of this vessel was to herald the next generation of De Hoop PSVs. The vessel, with its deep […]

  • 5 June 2013

    In their first report1, published in February 2012, Bloem Doze Nienhuis recommended the introduction of more shipping pools in the short sea sector. One year later, the situation has not changed for the better. In the market for dry bulk and, multipurpose ships especially, the clouds are even darker than before. Shippers, owners and charterers […]

  • 25 November 2013

    At the Monaco Yacht Show 2013, one of the yachts gathering the most attention was Heesen’s new flagship, called Galactica Star. It is the Dutch superyacht builder’s largest yacht to date, and also the first all-aluminium yacht with the patented Fast Displacement Hull Form (FDHF). The sleekness of her underwater lines is matched by a […]

  • 19 November 2013

    It is always good when a ship’s owner secures a contract for the use of the vessel before it comes into service. Usually this happens towards the later stages of the build of the vessel. It is indeed unusual for a vessel to have two contracts for its use secured before the detailed design is […]

  • 21 July 2014

    Sapura Diamante is the first of five fully integrated pipe-laying vessels built by IHC Merwede for Sapura Navega^ao Maritima (SNM) from Brazil. With the contract signed early 2012, the keel-laying ceremony for the 550 ton pipe-laying vessels was conducted on 15 January 2013. The launch and naming ceremony was held on 27 September 2013 at […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Dutch offshore industry is an international frontrunner and the Dutch are to be found anywhere in the world with their innovative and creative solutions for the offshore industry. How come such a small country is so big in this field? And where do the opportunities lie for the Dutch to continue to be one […]

  • 27 May 2013

    Those involved in safety issues are in no doubt: safety awareness never stops. Seemingly, all roads lead to Rome. Trust and consultation with the processing industry, local and national authorities are called for to keep safety continuously in focus. At least stakeholders are talking to each other, after incoming chairman Steven Lak of the Rotterdam-based […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Netherlands, a seafarer nation with a vast maritime history and a strong maritime cluster, should pre-eminently be a country for shipping companies to settle and also more ships should fly the Dutch flag. That is the opinion of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners. For that reason, the association together with the Dutch government […]

  • 22 July 2013

    Learning by doing. Being immersed in a situation so you are able to experience it and learn from it. This is the backbone of serious gaming. Maritime by Holland Magazine takes a closer look at how the game is played. ”People often comment that there is a gap between theory and real life situations”, comments […]

  • 20 July 2015

    Nowadays, a lot of research and projects involve the environment and sustainability. The workboat industry is no exception. Knowledge institute TNO, together with five market parties, investigated how the fuel consumption and emission of tug boats can be reduced. In 2012 Voith Turbo took the initiative and approached TNO, to see if research could provide […]

  • 6 November 2012

    One of the attention grabbers at the latest Monaco Yacht Show was undoubtedly motoryacht Nassima. The yacht was built by up-and-coming superyacht builder Acico Yachts. The history of the yacht project is closely linked with the origination of the shipyard. It was in 2010, when the order for Nassima had just been placed with Dutch […]